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The Plunderers (1948)

12 10/30/1948 (US) Western 1h 27m
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Attack! Attack! ATTACK!

Overview

Hero Rod Cameron kills Sheriff Sam Borden (George Cleveland) at point-blank range and in front of several witnesses in the opening of this Republic Pictures Western, released in the company's patented Trucolor system. The "killing," however, is merely a ruse set up to allow army agent Johnny Drum (Cameron) to infiltrate a gang of highway robbers. The gang is led by Whit Lacey (Forrest Tucker), and although Johnny is determined to bring Whit and his men to justice, he cannot help befriending the charming rascal. It all comes to a head when the Sioux attack the local fort and both Johnny and Whit prove that they at least have something in common -- bravery and loyalty. Ilona Massey, as Cameron's love interest, performs "Walking Down Broadway," by William H. Lingard and Charles E. Pratt, and "I'll Sing a Love Song," with lyrics by Jack Elliott and Aaron Gonzales.

  1. Joseph Kane

    Director

  2. Gerald Drayson Adams

    Screenplay

  3. Gerald Geraghty

    Screenplay

  4. James Edward Grant

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rod Cameron

    Rod Cameron

    John Drum

  2. Ilona Massey

    Ilona Massey

    Lin Connor

  3. Lorna Gray

    Lorna Gray

    Julie Ann McCabe (as Adrian Booth)

  4. Forrest Tucker

    Forrest Tucker

    Whit Lacey

  5. George Cleveland

    George Cleveland

    Sheriff Sam Borden

  6. Grant Withers

    Grant Withers

    Deputy Tap Lawrence

  7. Taylor Holmes

    Taylor Holmes

    Eben Martin

  8. Paul Fix

    Paul Fix

    Calico

  9. Francis Ford

    Francis Ford

    Barnaby

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The Plunderers
The Plunderers

Status Released

Original Language English

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